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Script Polyglots

Lately, there’s been a resurgence of interest in hiding script inside files of other types; sometimes this is known as a polyglot file. On Twitter, there’s been some excitement about a new tool that creates GIF/JavaScript polyglots.As you can see in the example provided in the referenced blog, when referenced as the source of a script element, the script runs, and when referenced as the sourc

Why you are failing with Waterfall – Consider Agile and Scrum

Rick McGuire, Senior Application Development Manager, shares what many development teams are discovering in their effort to build better software: Agile has many advantages over traditional waterfall methodologies.Surprisingly there are still a lot of development teams clinging to the old Waterfall methodology for software development.  This methodology typically requires a team of business a

New Release of the AMP Algorithms Library

If you are fond of high-performance algorithms, you will be pleased to find out that our friend Ade Miller has just issued a new iteration of the AMP Algorithms Library. As usual, Ade's work is top notch, and it brings notable improvements across the board; in his own words:_Finally, there is a new release of the C++ AMP Algorithms Library! It has taken a while, largely due to other things, l

Improvements to configuring Remote Desktop Service Host certificates in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

In a previous blog post we explained how to configure Remote Desktop certificates for Windows 7. In Windows 8 (and 8.1) and Windows Server 2012 (and R2) configuring Remote Desktop certificates has become easier:1. It is no longer required for the template name and template display name to be the same.2. You no longer need to create a custom template. One of the built-in templates, for exam

Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 now requires Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Per prior posts on this topicIntroducing New Update to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 - available now!Microsoft Dynamics AX Visual Studio Development Tools will be Upgraded to Microsoft Visual Studio 2013!It is important to note what this means.  Development work (ex. Enterprise Portal, SSRS) done in Visual Studio will now be with Microsoft Visual Studio 2013Note when going to CU8• Report

10 Professional-Development Tips for Programmers

_Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by Rich Hein and first appeared on  MVP Mentors can help high school and college students sharpen their technical and professional development skills.  Fill out this short form to request your MVP Mentor.Breaking through the glass ceiling as a developer requires more than great programming skills. It requires a commitment to self-im

Teacher Dashboard makes it easy for teachers to share content and organise their students in Office 365

Wish it were easier to share files from OneDrive with your students? Want to easily share files with specific groups of students? How about set assignments, provide feedback and grade assignments all from within Office365?  If you want to make the most of the powerful functionality that Office 365 offers, you need the Teacher Dashboard.What is the Teacher Dashboard?Teacher Dashboard is a we

11/24 - Errata added for [MS-RDPEGDI]: Remote Desktop Protocol: Graphics Device Interface (GDI) Acceleration Extensions

Changes to the code example in Section 4.1.15, FastGlyph:

11/24 - Errata added for [MS-NLMP]: NT LAN Manager (NTLM) Authentication Protocol

Changes to the pseudocode in Section 3.2.5, Message Processing Events and Sequencing Rules and Section, Server Response Checking:

11/24 - Errata added for [MS-DRSR]: Directory Replication Service (DRS) Remote Protocol

Changes to Section 2.2.2, Service Principal Names for Domain Controllers: 

11/24 - Errata added for [MS-DNSP]: Domain Name Service (DNS) Server Management Protocol

Changes to Section, DNS_RPC_ZONE_INFO_W2K:

11/24 - Errata added for [MS-ADSC]: Active Directory Schema Classes

One addition to Section 2.146, Class msDS-ResourcePropertyList:

Background threads in applications (Part 1 – the concept application)

When debugging memory dumps from customers, I have come to see, quite often, a pattern that you should not use in your application if you don't want to run into trouble. This pattern can be resumed in a simple rule: thou shall not create thy own threads in thy application! To show you what I mean, through a series of three blog articles I will create a simple application and show you what happen

Issues with Application Insights Usage Data – 11/24 – Mitigating

Update:  11/24/2014 21:00 UTCDevOps has implemented a series of updates to mitigate the issue and are currently monitoring the processing queues to validate that mitigation while the backlog clears.Customers will be able to query their Usage data in the VSO portal again, but that data is highly latent until the data backlog is processed.Next update when the backlog is processed.-Appl

Tutorial: Connecting your Xbox One / 360 gamepad to Unity

The fine folks at PHL Collective, a Philadelphia based game development studio put together a brief tutorial on how to connect your Xbox One / 360 gamepad, either wired or wireless (using the receiver), to Unity. Might I suggest other ways to use your more...(read more)

Update for RDCMan

Anyone who is familiar with RDCMan will be thrilled to hear that there is an updated version available!For those of you who are new to RDCMan – it is a tool that allows you to easily manage multiple remote desktop sessions:The updated version introduces a number of new features.  One of which is the ability to connect directly to virtual machines through Hyper-V.  This is very cool.You

Running the AspNet vNext MVC sample direct from Docker

In the post Using the Docker client from Windows and getting AspNet vNext running in a Docker Container you had to step through downloading GO, building the docker.exe, etc.I’ve updated the GitHub repo adding the hacked version of the Docker.exe along with their LICENSE.And the whole thing has been published to the Docker hub registry.So, all you need to do is run the following (assu

SharePoint View CAML [Me] query not returning items belonging to me even though I'm logged on as... Me.

The short answer...  When creating a view through code that targets a field of type "User", the following CAML will not work<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="MyUserField" /><Value Type="User">[Me]</Value></Eq></Where> nor this <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="MyUserField" LookupId="True" /><Value Type="User">[Me]</Value></Eq></Where> nor this <Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="MyUserField" LookupId="True" /><

Step-by-Step: Automated Provisioning for Linux in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure, XPlat CLI, JSON and Node.js ( Part 1 )

Since previously publishing the Quick Start Guide for Building Highly Available Linux Servers in the Cloud on Microsoft Azure , several people have asked me about ways in which Linux workload provisioning can be automated with Azure. There's more...(read more)

MVP Showcast 2014–Disponível no Channel 9!

O MVP ShowCast é um evento virtual gratuito sobre tecnologias da Microsoft, composto por uma série de webcasts transmitidos ao vivo e gravados para serem disponibilizados em nossos canais. O evento foi idealizado e organizado por MVPs do Brasil com apoio do Programa MVP Award. Aumente o seu conhecimento e reveja os vídeos preparados pelos MVPs,  influenciadores e Especialistas, em mais de 60 horas

Windows App Studio + Sound Cloud

Joshua Drew takes us through adding Sound cloud functionality to your Windows App Studio app:"Over the next few weeks I am going to explore adding the SoundCloudservices into an app generated by Windows Phone App Studio. If you do not know what Windows Phone App Studio is, you can view the site or follow my tutorialsto get you up to speed. In short, it is an online tool to quickly generate Win

The crazy world of stripping diacritics

Today's Little Program strips diacritics from a Unicode string. Why? Hey, I said that Little Programs require little to no motivation. It might come in handy in a spam filter, since it was popular, at least for a time, to put random accent marks on spam subject lines in order to sneak past keyword filters. (It doesn't seem to be popular any more.) This is basically a C-ization of the C# cod

Azure IaaS for IT Pros Online Event

A great online event is coming to Microsoft Virtual Academy in December. IT Pros, generalists, implementers, and anyone working with virtualization technologies, this course is for you. It will be a week of Azure training for IT professionals, over a course of 4 days. It will be a Fast-paced live virtual session which will be recorded and later posted on MVA.Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Te

Windows Phone App Studio + SoundCloud = Music Apps

Over the next few weeks I am going to explore adding the SoundCloud services into an app generated by Windows Phone App Studio. If you do not know what Windows Phone App Studio is, you can view the site or follow my tutorials to get you up to speed. In more...(read more)

Top 10 Microsoft Developer Links for Monday, November 24, 2014

*John Shewchuk: STEM Labs: A firsthand look at the life of a software developer *Andrew Robertson: 40,000 Hour of Code events already organized – how to plan your own *Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show: New API Management Features with Vlad Vinogradsky *Raymond Chen: Kicking around a function that formats stuff *Ricky Brundritt: How to create bounded tile layers in Bing Maps (JavaScript)

Office Mix in university tutorials

_This is a guest post from _Hélène Fyffe_, an undergraduate starting her final year at _Edinburgh Napier University_, having spent a year on placement with _Microsoft UK Education _as part of her course._Tutorials are dedicated for students to explore learnings from their lectures in a practical social environment, which research has proven is highly efficient for improving the learning exper

Copying Azure Images across subscriptions

There have been multiple blogs on this on internet but still I faced problems during assigning values to variable or while checking order of commands. So here comes my blog with sample values and easy to understand and use.Here we will see , how you can copy Images(internally vhd) from one subscription to another.Steps to follow:-1.  Define Source Subscription Details and create Source

Yoooman! Getting Started with Yeoman (Part 1)

_This tutorial series will teach you the basics of __Yeoman__; how to set it up on Windows, how to use the tools and generators, how to create your own generators. I will also share my top 5 favorite yeoman generators along with a short review. You are expected to know HTML5.__Level: Beginner to Intermediate._Part 1 – Getting Started with YeomanWelcome to Part 1 of my Yeoman Tutorial Ser

What’s driving the development of Future Intelligent Cities?

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that local governments all across the UK are using the latest technology to transform their services, engage citizens and accelerate economic growth. It's clear that local government offices need to adapt, making better use of technology to meet the challenges ahead. But how does that vision of a better tomorrow turn into a reality?On 4-5 Dece

Imagine Cup Bulgaria 2015

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